Chandrayaan-1 SARA discovers how Moon generates Water

16 Oct

Another moment of Pride for All Indians!
A month after ISRO’s Chandrayaan-I discovered the traces of water on Moon’s surface, on Oct 15th 2009, Chandrayaan-1’s SARA (Sub-kilo electron volt Atom Reflecting Analyser) discovered how Moon generates Water!
The Moon acts as a Sponge and absorbs the electrically charged particles spewed out from the Sun.
These particles interact with the oxygen present in some dust grains on the lunar surface, producing water. The water, however, is present in molecular form. It is not seen as liquid water, ice or moisture

Click here to read Full article in Deccan Herald

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